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WEEK OF December 10, 2014
What's New

INSIDE HIMSS: HIMSS Announces New Nominating Committee Members
Three HIMSS individual members will be joining the HIMSS Nominating Committee, serving a two-year term from Jan. 1, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2016. Click the link above to learn more about them.

EVENT: Registration Opens for the HIMSS Leadership Essentials Institute
The HIMSS Leadership Essentials Institute, hosted by Banner Health, on Feb. 20, is an on-site educational program that will provide attendees with workforce core competencies that can lead to high-performing individuals who can influence high-performing teams.

SAVE THE DATE: Volunteer for HIMSS North America Committees
On Jan. 12, 2015, HIMSS will announce the open application period for HIMSS North America Committees. Committee volunteers are instrumental in leading and executing HIMSS’ strategic initiatives while building a strong network and expanding professional development opportunities.

HIMSS15 — Chicago

ORIENTATION: Discover Networking Opportunities at HIMSS15
The final of three attendee-focused HIMSS15 webinars will occur on Thursday, Dec. 11, and will explore networking opportunities. The previous webinars on education and exhibition are available on-demand.

CONTEST: Win a Free Hotel Stay for HIMSS15
Learn how you can be entered to win a complimentary four-night hotel stay in Chicago during HIMSS15.

HX360™: Want to Radically Re-Design Healthcare Delivery?
Attention innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, providers, payers and healthcare stakeholders—submit your presentation for HX360™, a new initiative that seeks to improve healthcare delivery by combining human and fiscal resources, process change and next-generation technologies. Submit your presentation proposal by Dec. 15 and you could present at the HX360™ inaugural event at HIMSS15.

Tools & Resources

WEBINAR: Outstanding Experience Earns User Adoption and Analytics
This Dec. 16 webinar explores the importance of creating an exceptional user experience as a building block for analytics tools, data gathering, and more.

RESOURCE: Top 10 Steps to Population Health Management (PHM): Data Sharing Intricacies Require Legal Oversight (Step 4)
Step 4 on legal consideration will help you begin conversations with legal and compliance departments.

RESOURCE: C&BI Analytics Executive Review: Needs Assessment (Part 3)
Struggling to start your clinical and business intelligence program and create an analytics strategy? The third module in this series will help you perform a needs assessment.

COMMUNITY EVENT: Healthcare Analytics
The Dec. 11 HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Community presentation “Healthcare Analytics—The Never Ending Journey to Stay Informed” explores how one organization transformed their data into meaningful information. Join the Community and help turn data into action. For more information, visit the C&BI Community web site.

HIMSS BOOKS: Making an Investment in Health IT
In this HIMSS podcast, listen to author Pam Arlotto discuss fostering an environment where the value of IT investments can be realized. Thru Dec. 31, save 20% when you purchase her book, Beyond Return on Investment.

HIMSS BOOKS: Save 20% on the mHealth Book Bundle
Thru Dec. 31, save 20% when you purchase our collection of books on mobile technology’s impact on the healthcare ecosystem. The collection is perfect for those seeking an overview of mHealth or are looking for models for implementation.

Calling All Members

PRESENTATIONS: National Healthcare Innovation Summit
The National Healthcare Innovation Summit, June 15-17, 2015, in Chicago, is seeking dynamic presentations that demonstrate real-world, scalable innovations that can create a significant return on innovation in a practical timeframe. The submission deadline is Jan. 12, 2015.

MANUSCRIPT CALL: Online Journal of Nursing Informatics
Online Journal of Nursing Informatics is currently seeking manuscripts that represent a functional area of nursing informatics practice and are of interest to a nursing informatics audience. All manuscripts must represent original, unpublished material. Visit the OJNI webpage to learn more about the submission process.

ABSTRACT CALL: JHIM Spring 2015—Impact of Business & Clinical Analytics
Journal of Healthcare Information Management is seeking abstracts for its Spring 2015 issue, Impact of Business & Clinical Analytics. Click the link above to learn more about the submission guidelines.

VOLUNTEER: Book of Style Development Team
HIMSS and the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) is issuing a call for volunteers from the health information management (HIM), health information technology (HIT) and healthcare documentation sectors to serve on a development team for the 4th edition of The Book of Style.


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Dec. 15
December 2014 Luncheon & Educational Event



Dec. 12
Navigating a Career in Health IT

Dec. 14
A Comprehensive Review of the CPHIMS Body of Knowledge

Dec. 16
Utilizing Patient-Generated Health Data

Dec. 16
A Comprehensive Review of the CPHIMS Body of Knowledge

Dec. 17
Health Information Exchange and Interoperability

Dec. 17
Clinical Informatics Communities Engagement with HIMSS Analytics & Healthgrades

Dec. 18
Health IT Impacts on Workflow


Dec 11

Physician MU Dinner

Dec 12
Nursing Informatics Institute

Jan. 28, 2015
IHE North American Connectathon Conference 2015

April 12-16, 2015
2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition—Chicago


Dec. 15
HX360™ Call for Presentations Open

HIMSS Books. Read. Learn. Implement. Book of the Month! Beyond Return on Investment. Expanding the Value of Healthcare Information Technology. Get 20% Off - December 1-31.


ALERT Life Sciences Computing
Amitech Solutions
Biamp Systems
CDW Healthcare
Ciena Corporation
Davita Healthcare Partners
e-Health Network of Long Island
Engility Corporation
ESET North America
Global Care Quest
Iatric Systems
Liaison Healthcare Informatics
Lilly USA
Lockheed Martin
Martin, Blanck & Associates
Office Practicum
TeleTracking Technologies
Trend Micro
Varian Medical Systems


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